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Incubation of 4-methylumbelliferyl beta-D-glucopyranoside with leukocyte or fibroblast homogenates produces 4-methylumbelliferone in the presence of this enzyme, which is measured fluorometrically.(Chiao YB, Glew RH, Diven WF, Lee RE: Comparison of various beta-glucosidase assays used to diagnose Gaucher's disease. Clin Chim Acta 1980;105:41-50; Raghaven SS, Topol J, Kolodny EH: Leukocyte beta-glucosidase in homozygotes and heterozygotes for Gaucher disease. Am J Hum Genet 1980;32:158-173)
Specimens are processed Monday through Sunday.
Assay is performed on Monday.